This section provides news and information issued by us and organisations we work with, over the last three months.
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|27/5/2016||New chairman elected for 2016-2017
Tandridge District Council’s Chairman for 2016-2017 is Councillor Pat Cannon. The previous chairman, Councillor Rose Thorn, presented him with the ceremonial chain of office when he was elected at last night’s Annual Council meeting.
|26/5/2016||Register to vote in the EU referendum by 7 June
With the EU referendum fast approaching, Tandridge District Council is urging residents to register to vote by the 7 June deadline and to check the Electoral Commission’s voting guide for advice on how to take part. Voters who are already registered to vote do not need to register again.
|23/5/2016||Line your food waste bin with plastic bags
You can now line your food waste caddy with plastic bags or liners, which makes it easier, cleaner and cheaper to recycle your food. You can use anything from old shopping bags to bread or salad bags and you can still use newspaper or compostable liners. Please don’t include black bin bags or plastic food packaging.
|20/5/2016||Films show the benefits of solid wall insulation
Action Surrey has published a series of short films on YouTube and Vimeo showing the benefits of solid wall insulation as experienced by four Surrey residents. In each film the residents explain how receiving a solid wall insulation grant through Action Surrey made a huge difference to their property, warmth and energy bills. There is one main film with all four stories, as well as four individual films portraying different housing scenarios:
|20/5/2016||Recycling & waste collections after May bank holiday
Recycling, food and waste collections following the bank holiday on 30 May will not change.
|19/5/2016||Alert for caterpillar pest in oak trees
People in parts of northern Surrey, London, West Berkshire and South Buckinghamshire are being reminded to look out for and report caterpillars of the oak processionary moth (OPM), which could be damaging oak trees in the area.
|18/5/2016||Roadside checks lead to warnings for waste carriers and motorists
A joint vehicle stop and check operation took place on Friday 13 May, run by officers from Tandridge, Reigate and Banstead and Mole Valley councils, working with Surrey Police.
|17/5/2016|| Temporary closure of Bond Road Community Recycling Centre, Warlingham -
The Bond Road Community Recycling Centre in Warlingham, will be temporarily closed from 23 May until the end of July, for essential maintenance works including:
|16/5/2016||Improving where you live
Did you know money is available to pay for projects that make local areas a better place to live? Whether that’s an improvement to your local shopping parade or signs and ramps to make somewhere more accessible, cycle parking or seating, Surrey County Council’s Community Improvements Fund exists to help transform community project into reality.
Surrey needs more people to come forward and offer a safe and loving home to children and teenagers. So whether you’re single, married, in a same sex relationship or living in rented accommodation, Surrey wants to hear from you.
|13/5/2016||Three successful flytipping prosecutions
Tandridge District Council has recently had three successful flytipping prosecutions heard at Redhill Magistrates’ Court, amounting to total fines of over £3680.
|12/5/2016||Support for young people with emotional and mental health crises
The Extended Hope Service, which aims to provide assessment and support to young people facing emotional and mental health crises outside normal office hours, has already been hugely successful.
|6/5/2016||Chairman to open new croquet lawns in Queens Park
Councillor Rose Thorn, Chairman of Tandridge District Council, will formally open the new croquet lawns in Queens Park, Caterham at 2pm on Saturday 14 May.
|6/5/2016||No change in control after local elections
There was no change in control after the Tandridge District Council elections on Thursday 5 May.
|5/5/2016||Changes to fire and rescue in Surrey - Have your say
Surrey Fire and Rescue Service is reviewing its services and wants to know what matters to you, the residents. Proposed changes include working closer with other emergency services and reviewing how quickly they respond to 999 calls and automatic fire alarms. Residents can have their say by completing an online survey . Public meetings are also being held in Chertsey, Guildford and Reigate:
|3/5/2016||Who can you talk to if you suspect child abuse or neglect?
If you are concerned about a child and suspect a child is being abused or neglected, you may not know who to talk to. Research shows some people prefer to talk to someone such as a partner, family member or friend before making a report and that’s perfectly fine.